Illustrator, Other, and Writer
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Lisze Bechtold is the author and illustrator of picture books and early readers. SALLY AND THE PURPLE SOCKS was a Children's Choice Book, and was part of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Literacy Program. BUSTER THE VERY SHY DOG and the sequel, BUSTER & PHOEBE: THE GREAT BONE GAME, both received Oppenheimer Gold Awards. BUSTER & PHOEBE was a 2005 Maryland Blue Crab Honor Book as well. After over 10 years in print, BUSTER THE VERY SHY DOG will be republished as a Green Light Reader along with a new Buster book, BUSTER THE VERY SHY DOG FINDS A KITTEN. Lisze is also the illustrator of TOOTS THE CAT, written by the well-known poet, Karla Kuskin.